Politics

Budget Deal Expands Some Early Childhood Programs

KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands more American babies, toddlers and preschoolers would be eligible for early childhood programs under a budget deal reached by lawmakers that advocates hailed as an encouraging sign that Congress is committed to early education Read More

National

Dumping ‘At Risk’ and Other Negative Labels

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although most today’s headlines focus on Black educational failures, there are many positive achievements by Black students that often go overlooked, according to a new study. A recently released report from the National Black Child Development Institute Read More